The table below looks at the statistics for XML skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XML over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XML
Rank 21 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing XML 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.31% 6.85% 3.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 24.64% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £525 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +18.64%
XML
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
46 69 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.30% 27.82% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 69
Average daily rate £308 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

XML
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XML Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

XML Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

XML
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XML across the Sheffield region.

XML Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML.

1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) Trillium
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Palantir
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) HL7
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery

XML
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing XML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) WSDL
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Health Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) CMMI
3 1 (12.50%) SEO
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) e-GIF
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) HL7
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) Trillium
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (25.00%) Palantir
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle